MBA in Global Business Administration with Applied Entrepreneurship, Design Thinking and Innovation

University of Gloucestershire, UK

The MBA in Global Business Administration in Applied Entrepreneurship, Design Thinking, and Innovation provided by Westford Online in collaboration with the University of Gloucestershire is designed to provide students with a comprehensive grasp of the methods and processes involved in managing innovation in organizations. The program's goal is to equip learners with the ability to identify the strategic and operational difficulties that impact the business innovation processes.
The program's four topics are as follows:
  • Product and Design Innovation
  • Service and Design Innovation
  • Information System and Design Innovation
  • Business Model Development
The programme provides a thorough insight into the operational tasks necessary for product creation, such as research and development, as well as organizational problems associated with service and information system innovation. The curriculum also covers the critical difficulties that arise while adopting creative solutions through business model designs, along with the application of frameworks, concepts, and principles to real-world challenges.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Leverage your abilities to master your start-up, launch the next big digital platform, use innovation as a catalyst for change in a global corporation, or establish a social enterprise.
  • Develop negotiating abilities to address complicated business challenges and gain a clear and thorough grasp of modern technologies for start-ups.
  • Understand, manage, and develop effective ideas, leading to rapid company growth in your chosen industry.
  • Explore new concepts, techniques, and frameworks that will assist you in becoming an entrepreneur in the current 'age of acceleration.'
  • Acquire the competence to lead and manage teams while creating and launching new goods, services, or enterprises.
  • Develop a solid understanding of all areas of entrepreneurship, from concept generation through company model development and scaling.
Modules are delivered through a blend of case studies, applied practical learning, and real-world applications, assisting learners in developing the core abilities required of a future global leader.
Managing Business Continuity in a Global Context
Strategic Management
International Trade Law
Global Leadership Challenges: Leadership by Design
Business Finance and Decision Making
Applied Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship
Design Thinking for Innovation and Dynamic Business
Managing Complex Projects
Business Development Project
The MBA in Global Business Administration with Applied Entrepreneurship, Design Thinking and Innovation is dual certified enabling learners to receive an additional certification of "Certified Manager" from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK along with 180 credits and the master’s degree from the University of Gloucestershire.

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    Start-up Founder

    Design Director

    Product Development Specialist

    Product Management

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    About the University of Gloucestershire

    The University of Gloucestershire is a public university situated in Gloucestershire with a total of three campuses in total. The university is situated in two locations with two campuses in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester which is Francis Close Hall, The Park, and Oxstalls, respectively. The university gained its status in the year 2001, before which its roots can be traced back to the 19th century when two distinct strands of educational provisions in Gloucestershire merged to form the University of Gloucestershire, UK.

    The university is ranked in the top 100 universities of the UK in Guardian’s League Table 2021. Offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD degrees, learners can choose to study subjects such as accounting and law, business management, computing, journalism, fine art, humanities, biology, geography, social science, education, and sports. Gloucestershire also offers two-year “fast-track” courses in subjects such as law and business, which allows learners to enter the workplace or further training faster and at a lower cost.

    At Gloucestershire, you will explore what is important to you and be supported to reach your postgraduate goals. The university delivers programs that meet your needs, no matter what you want to achieve from further study.

    Achievements of Gloucestershire University:

    • 71st in the Guardian University Guide 2022
    • Unleash your leadership skills with the help of professional mentors and a multi-cultural cohort.
    • The university has also been awarded 14 National Teaching Fellowships and has a strong portfolio of lecturers with industry experience.

    About Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

    The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) works with business and education to inspire people to become skilled, confident, and successful managers and leaders. Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Over 100,000 managers use CMI’s unique services daily. Organizations like Jaguar, Land Rover, Royal Bank of Scotland, Fujitsu, Allianz, Silverstone, Royal Air Force, London South Bank and Royal College of Physicians use Chartered Management Institute certifications for certifying their professionals.
    • CMI promotes the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.
    • It is the ultimate management accolade backed by a unique royal charter.
    • Provides practical insight for both today’s leaders and the next generation.
    • Currently has 100k active learners and boasts 12000+ Chartered managers.

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    Why you should do this Program


    Westford Uni Online takes great pride in offering its students access to education that is flexible around their timings. The institution operates this MBA degree program in a blended learning, synchronous format with online classes and on-site workshops. As a result- working professionals can pursue their education without compromising with professional and personal aspects of their lives, at their convenience.

    Career Growth

    Education is a promising pathway to a successful career. To add to this, Westford Uni Online in collaboration with Gloucestershire is driven to provide a quality educational experience that assures that students receive optimum results out of their educational experience. Students are expected to showcase their understanding of taught courses, and their application of the same. Once, a student has been enabled to adopt theories and practices to their daily professional life, career growth is a promising outcome.


    There are four pillars of strength that Westford is founded upon- delivery of quality education, Accessibility, Credibility and Affordability. For students under strenuous financial conditions, Westford Uni Online offers flexible payment methods. These benefits are in addition to the various scholarships that Westford Uni Online offers.

    Dual Certification

    Westford Uni Online, to go above and beyond the limits of a degree course, offers students dual certifications. Meaning that students who pursue their MBA with us not only receive a credible postgraduate degree but are also awarded a certification of "Certified Manager" from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK, which is one of the most recognized UK-based professional awarding bodies in the world.


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